Episode #229: Recipes We Make at Residence

Let’s discuss meals! Two years in the past, we did a cooking episode and lots has modified since then, so we’re updating our listing of favourite issues to prepare dinner.

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Present Notes:

Dishes for Date Evening at Residence:

Elsie – Detroit-style pizza and Stuffed crust forged iron pizza

Emma – Air fryer hen wings with Buffalo sauce, Broil steak, Air fryer steak, Chili and Hen and rice with cashew hen sauce or candy and bitter sauce

Vacation Custom Recipes:

Elsie – Hen Alfredo, Oatmeal cookie shot, Cinnamon Toast Crunch shot, Sugar cookies, and Gingerbread cookies

Emma – Recent pasta and casseroles

Sweets + Treats:

Elsie – No bake cookies and Ice cream

Emma – Comfortable peanut butter cookies and frozen cookies

At-Residence Cocktails:

Elsie – Aviation cocktail, Paper airplane cocktail, Painkiller cocktail, Jungle chook cocktail, Inexperienced tea shot, Quaint, and Bee’s knees

Emma – Agroni and Spritz

What Do You Take To a Social gathering?

Elsie – Chex combine and Pitcher mojitos

Emma – In a single day no boil lasagna, Do-it-yourself focaccia, Caesar salad with dressing

What Do You Love To Make When Company Come Over?

Elsie – Sugar cookies, Chili, Cheese boards, Queso, and Chocolate chip cookie dip

Emma – Dips, Salsa, Detroit-style pizza, Oreo dip, Dunkaroo funfetti dip

Breakfast Recipes:

Elsie – Breakfast casserole, French toast casserole, Roasted candy potatoes, and Air fryer candy potato

Emma – Tator tot casserole, Biscuits and gravy casserole, and Pancakes

Summer time Recipes:

Elsie – 7-layer salad, Creamy pasta salad, Margaritas

Emma – Mango salsa, No bake cookies

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Episode 229 Transcript:

Emma: You’re listening to the A Stunning Mess podcast, your cozy consolation pay attention. Let’s discuss meals. So two years in the past, we did a cooking episode and lots has modified since then. So we thought that we might replace you on a few of our favourite issues to prepare dinner at residence. That is all residence cooking. Issues we love consuming at residence, recipe land. 

Elsie: So that you guys know, we’re in our meals blogger period now. In the event you’ve checked out our web site not too long ago, and typically individuals come who haven’t been for a number of years, they’re like, wow, that’s quite a lot of meals. And that’s true. It’s.

Emma: And quite a lot of booze. 

Elsie: I’m making an attempt to complete our cocktail archive this yr. And it’s enjoyable. I like it. 

Emma: Oh, yeah. A lot enjoyable. Effectively, and we have now tons of photographs too. And sooner or later, we received to {photograph} all these bomb photographs. I feel we talked about it slightly bit, which in the event you don’t know, a bomb shot is the place you drop a shot right into a drink. They usually’re actually enjoyable to {photograph}. I used to be telling Elsie, it jogged my memory of photographing geysers in Iceland as a result of it’s explodes just like the liquid. And I believed it was actually fairly and actually enjoyable to do.

Elsie: Your images had been actually good. Yeah, we nonetheless have another, no two extra, that we have now to finish. However anyway, it’s been our meals blogger period. In the event you want a recipe, undoubtedly go to A Stunning Mess now greater than ever. It’s undoubtedly like a wide selection nonetheless. I do assume we have now quite a lot of like probably the most alcohol recipes ever. However that gained’t be ceaselessly. That’s simply what we’re on proper now.

Emma: She’s engaged on her grind.

Elsie: However anyway, yeah, we’re gonna undergo all of the completely different classes. Discuss all our favourite recipes, issues we wish to make at residence. Little bizarre stuff. So in the event you’re needing some inspiration to boost your house cooking, this shall be a very good episode for you. I at all times want that inspiration.

Emma:I do too. As a lot as I really like cooking, I at all times get in a rut.

Elsie: It’s in all probability as a result of we do it professionally now. As a result of like once you do one thing professionally, then you definitely don’t do it as a lot as a interest. Often. 

Emma: That’s true. Yeah. Like more often than not after I’ve had pals whose like dad was a chef or issues like that, they’re like they by no means cooked at residence. They only made toast as a result of they had been drained. They had been like I cooked all day, ? And I’m like, yeah, I can perceive that. Primarily, I get sick of doing dishes greater than cooking. 

Elsie: The dishes are loopy. 

Emma: The dishes are loopy on the times you’re photographing. Anyway, so we have now a bunch of various sections. So we’ll simply undergo the sections of various issues. So first up is dishes for a date night time at residence. I additionally consider this as identical to, for us, we don’t at all times eat our dinner with Oscar. We often eat with Oscar, our son, like we’re consuming the identical meals as him, nevertheless it’s like we have now a mini meal and he’s having his meal. After which we have now our actual meal after he goes to mattress.. That’s quite a lot of what we’re doing, which I don’t know possibly is controversial for fogeys, no matter. You father or mother the way you need, I’m gonna father or mother how I need. However I wish to eat my actual meal after he goes to mattress.

Elsie: Yeah, our children love consuming with us across the desk, however we don’t do it each night time. So I perceive. 

Emma: And there’s just a few issues he doesn’t actually wish to eat. And in addition, it takes lengthy sufficient to prepare dinner and his bedtimes at seven. You recognize, simply stuff like that, the place you’re like, properly . So anyway, so these are dishes for simply my husband and so we are able to name it date night time at residence. However to me, it’s like only a common Wednesday night time the place we’re about to activate Star Trek.

Elsie: Your favourite issues to make residence. Okay, so I put down I feel the pizza recipes are very final. So the Detroit fashion pizza is my primary. And my quantity two is the stuffed crust pizza that’s within the forged iron. These are identical to, they’re so good. And you may make them in your oven so anybody could make them. You don’t have like a pizza oven or something particular. 

Emma: We do lots in our airfryer. So we are going to make hen wings. And we’ll do completely different sorts of sauces. I not too long ago did like a home made buffalo sauce and we’ll use that lots. So I really like hen wings. And it’s not one thing we feed our son. I imply, he might eat it, however he’s not likely a bones child. Yeah, so it’s extra our factor. After which we do quite a lot of steak. So after we’re consuming it, like only a steak itself, we boil it and I’ve a weblog put up about boiling steak. And often truthfully my husband does that and I’ll make some sort of facet like risotto or vegetable facet or possibly pasta, no matter. However quite a lot of occasions I’ll make steak within the airfryer and we’ll lower it up and we’ll use it as virtually like fajita or like toss it right into a stir fry. Numerous occasions it’s like sort of a taco like taco state of affairs. 

Elsie: That sounds good. 

Emma: Yeah, it’s actually good. After which my husband really has particular dishes that he does lots. He’s a giant stir fry man. However his large ones apart from the steak, which already talked about is he makes chili on a regular basis. We sort of have this ongoing factor with the chili as a result of I really like chili, however he makes it so typically and I by no means thought of it earlier than. However now that he does it so typically, I’m like, oh, I at all times considered chili as a fall meals. 

Elsie: I feel it’s a fall meals for me.

Emma:  I didn’t understand how a lot I connected it to fall.

Elsie: So that you guys eat chili all yr spherical? 

Emma: All yr spherical. He made chili this week. He simply makes chili on a regular basis and it’s good. It’s the chili that his dad made rising up. He’ll make it with hen. It’s good. It’s not completely different from the autumn, however I’m at all times sort of like, oh chili, I didn’t understand how a lot that is, I informed him I used to be like, it’s virtually like inexperienced bean casserole to me the place I’m like, it’s not that it’s dangerous outdoors of Thanksgiving and Christmas. I simply don’t assume to eat it. It’s simply to me like a meals that you simply eat at the moment of yr and I didn’t even register to me how a lot I considered chili that method as a result of like quite a lot of eating places have chili on the menu all yr spherical. Anyway, I don’t know in the event you want a 15 minute section about chili, however my husband makes actually good chili, however he makes all of it yr spherical. And I’m sort of like oh, I’m a fall chili particular person. I didn’t even know that till now. We eat it with Fritos. He eats it actually wholesome and I eat it with numerous cheese and bitter cream. That’s our method with that. 

Elsie: Adore it. My youngsters love, that is like I feel it’s Midwestern, however at Steak and Shake they make just like the spaghetti with chili on high and my youngsters like it. Chili Mac. They like it. Yeah, it’s factor. I made it at residence and it was successful.

Emma: It’s good. It’s received good taste. However in some way I’m at all times like smells like fall now.

Elsie: Yeah, that’s humorous. Yeah, I feel I’m in your crew. I’d not make chili. It’s already not the season for me till in all probability September after which I’ll be like very within the temper once more. So I like September via January. I really feel like on the Tremendous Bowl is the tip of chili season for me.

Emma: Yeah. After which the very last thing we’ll make pretty typically is basically it’s like sheet pan hen like baked hen, like lower into items baked on a sheet pan and rice. Then I’ve a number of completely different sauces I make. So I’ve a cashew hen sauce. It’s on our web site. And I’ve a candy and bitter sauce that I’ve on our web site. Now our cities Springfield, Missouri is sort of recognized for Chinese language meals however like Springfield fashion Chinese language meals, Google it, it’s an entire factor. So for me, it’s a really like childhood factor. In the event you go to the eating places round right here although, just like the takeout basic ones, it’s like fried hen, which I really like. That’s undoubtedly a responsible pleasure meals for me for certain. Consuming out is like cashew hen, Springfield fashion cashew hen. However at residence, we don’t fry it. We like bake it. It’s not breaded, so it’s slightly bit more healthy. It simply has the sauce and the hen and the rice and typically I’ll steamed broccoli or stir fries and bell peppers or no matter. 

Elsie: Good. That sounds good.Okay, let’s discuss vacation custom recipes. So this yr after Thanksgiving, it was additionally Emma’s like exhausting Thanksgiving as a result of she was pregnant within the sick method. So we had the concept that we would begin subsequent yr, as a result of she was like eww, making like all these Thanksgivings which I get. Whenever you’re contributing to a couple of Thanksgiving and also you weblog Thanksgiving. It’s simply, it’s an excessive amount of Thanksgiving,

Emma: You’re like what number of occasions can I make inexperienced bean casserole earlier than I’m like hey man.

Elsie: So we had the concept that this subsequent yr, we would do bizarre Thanksgiving, attempt to do some sort of like a themed Thanksgiving or ultimately, possibly combine some conventional meals identical to the highest favorites with like some bizarre meals that make it extra. I like that concept. I really feel like that may make it like possibly slightly extra thrilling. 

Emma: I believed we might possibly get Jeremy concerned too as a result of he likes to prepare dinner like genuine, like spicy Chinese language meals or like various things like that. He’s had phases. I believed that could possibly be sort of enjoyable. One thing like that. This yr for Christmas Eve, we did recent pasta. 

Elsie: It was such a vibe. We had been doing like our Nancy Meyers. It was such a vibe. I feel I’m gonna do this yearly now.

Emma: Yeah. Our brother and his spouse they did like this pink truffle sauce. We had meatballs. Yeah, I wish to do this yearly. So I’m like, okay, we sort of have already got slightly little bit of like a pasta Italian theme going for Christmas Eve. So I really feel like Thanksgiving must be like Chinese language or Mexican or one thing completely different than that.

Elsie: I wish to have Chinese language for Thanksgiving. 

Emma: Effectively i used to be like, possibly we might do dumplings. I imply, we are able to purchase frozen ones however possibly we might do like sort of like a dim sum sort factor or I don’t know. I assume you don’t want to listen to us brainstorm our vacation for subsequent yr. 

Elsie: The recipe that I’m gonna put down for this one are, we have now a hen alfredo recipe. That’s good. It’s just like the Nancy Meyers Christmas necessity.

Emma: It’s an amazing any time of yr.

Elsie: Sure. It’s for all yr. After which, for simply being humorous, I feel it’s hilarious to have a Christmas shot. And so these are the 2 I like to recommend both the oatmeal cookie shot or the Cinnamon Toast Crunch photographs. I really feel like they’re identical to, sort of like vaguely, like cinnamony the oatmeal, , identical to they sort of style like that point of yr. So both for Thanksgiving or Christmas, do a kind of. It’s hilarious. It’s enjoyable. It’s foolish. After which the opposite issues that I’m so keen about are sugar cookies and gingerbread cookies. Now I’m like slightly extra on crew gingerbread cookie, however each of them yearly, at all times and ceaselessly. 

Emma: I like it. And yeah, my husband’s household, we’re nonetheless going to do a really conventional Thanksgiving. I do love all the standard meals. It’s simply once you prepare dinner them 4 occasions you’re like okay. Now we have a fairly epic, for my part, casserole archive on A Stunning Mess. So in the event you want stuffing, in the event you want inexperienced bean casserole, in the event you want funeral potatoes, in the event you want any basic Midwest southern casserole you’ll be able to consider we in all probability have a model of it or we are going to quickly. We’ll subsequent yr as a result of I do love making casseroles and I do love consuming casseroles. I simply don’t actually wish to make the very same one 4 occasions whereas I’m nauseous. That was this yr, however that gained’t be every other yr. I’m not doing this being pregnant factor once more. That is it. 

Elsie: Yeah, no, that is smart. Subsequent yr, we’ll convey an replace again about how bizarre Thanksgiving seems as a result of I feel it’s a enjoyable aspiration. Okay, what about sweets and treats.

Emma: Sweets and treats, so I’m at all times in ceaselessly a cookie particular person. We at all times have frozen cookies in our freezer. So we’ll make like a giant batch of one thing often the smooth peanut butter cookies that I’ve the recipe on the positioning. It’s Trey’s favourite. So we make that fairly typically. I even have a put up on our web site that’s like freeze cookie dough correctly. And principally, it’s you’ll want to freeze it within the balls. That’s the headline, however the ideas are, you want a cookie dough baller so you’ll be able to measure them out since you don’t need an entire bunch of various sizes. Since you’re gonna pull them out of a bag and simply bake a pair at a time and also you don’t desire a big one and a small one as a result of one is gonna get burnt and one’s gonna be too uncooked. So that you need them to be measured out. After which additionally you’ll wish to set them on some sort of slicing board or baking sheet and pop them within the freezer uncovered for just a bit whereas, like half-hour to an hour. Then put them right into a Ziploc bag or a reusable bag, nevertheless you wish to retailer them. You don’t wish to put them in there immediately as a result of they’ll stick collectively and also you’ll find yourself with a giant clump of cookie dough. And that’s what you don’t need. Slicing via frozen cookie dough making an attempt to make even balls at that time is just not preferrred. So that you wish to freeze them into particular person balls which are all the identical dimension. And we at all times have that in our freezer. And we are going to bake like one or two at night time, most nights truthfully. After which additionally if we have now individuals over randomly or simply individuals over and we’re like hey does somebody need some cookies, then we are able to throw a pair and it’s like 10 minutes and that’s it. So it’s good. It’s like an amazing like little hack to at all times have cookie dough in your freezer. And you may freeze virtually any cookie dough. Like all cookie dough that you simply bake. You may just about freeze it. Most of them freeze properly. AS far as residence cooking goes cookies is the place it’s at. 

Elsie: Yeah, I agree. I really like studying cookie recipes. I feel it’s one of the crucial enjoyable classes for certain. My husband’s favourite cookies, they’re not my favourite cookies to make however they’re so good isn’t any bake cookies. You recognize they’re not aesthetic.

Emma: It’s in all probability my favourite cookie to make and eat. Nevertheless it’s not Trey’s favourite however I make them lots myself. 

Elsie: Yeah, he loves them and Emma’s recipe is ideal. So undoubtedly attempt that one. I’m making an attempt to consider what my favourite dessert is. I simply wish to say, I feel I’m simply an ice cream particular person. I feel I’m simply an ice cream particular person. Yeah. 

Emma: Ice cream is nice. 

Elsie: Yeah. Any sort of ice cream. Okay, so at residence cocktails. I’ve so many notes on this one as a result of it’s my zone for the yr. Okay, so for fancy. My high two are the aviation cocktail and the paper airplane cocktail. That’s in the event you simply need like a cocktail that looks like it’s from a restaurant, like a flowery hipster bar. You’ll really feel that with these and they’re so good. 

Emma: I’m a fan of several types of martinis, additionally taking part in the dry martini, no matter, however something in a martini glass, cosmo too.

Elsie: Hell yeah. 

Emma: Cosmo has a number of extra components although so it’s a must to sort of be ready however yeah, these are scrumptious and you actually solely want one or two and also you’re  good. 

Elsie: It’s true. Okay, for tropical I’ll ship you straight to the painkiller. The painkiller is the place it’s at. I feel it’s the very best one. I identical to love the nutmeg. The Jungle chook is actually good too. 

Emma: I used to be gonna say jungle birds in all probability my high nevertheless it’s painkillers subsequent. 

Elsie: Yeah. After which for a shot, the inexperienced tea shot is every little thing. It doesn’t style boozy. It’s candy. It’s like summery, it’s good, it’s enjoyable. In the event you simply wish to study like a basic, particularly if we’re having like a cocktail party or I don’t know, I really feel like if you wish to like impress somebody, I’d study the quaint. It’s simpler than it seems. I’d study the Boulevardier. I really like that one. It’s much like the previous vogue. It’s even slightly bit simpler. And the bee’s knees I feel is the very best previous vogue like little coupe glass drink and it’s like tremendous easy. It’s like a honey and gin and lemon drink.

Emma: I additionally love a negroni.

Elsie: That’s all you had so as to add. 

Emma: Yeah.

Elsie: Negronis are nice too. 

Emma: I additionally actually love if we’re taking summer season drinks, I really like a spritz. So I’ll purchase just like the little bottles of Prosecco. Some spritz are made with Prosecco. Some are made with various things. It simply relies upon. However for like a Prosecco, , Aperol Spritz. I’ll purchase the little bottles since you don’t wish to open an entire big bottle of Prosecco in the event you’re the one one. I imply, possibly you do. I don’t know however not me.

Elsie: Yeah, like, in the event you’re not having a celebration, you in all probability wish to get the small bottles. 

Emma: Yeah, then you’ll be able to  have one or two.

Elsie: That’s frequent sense, she’s talking common sense there.

Emma: Be careful.

Elsie: By the tip of the yr, we’ll in all probability have each well-liked cocktail recipe on the positioning. So there actually is nothing we don’t have. So in the event you’re making an attempt to study one thing, there’s so many to study. You’ll have a lot enjoyable, identical to scroll via.

Emma: I really like studying the historical past of them too nd studying, like the place they had been made the primary time. 

Elsie: The histories are enjoyable. 

Emma: And in addition, like in the event you’re lacking one thing like what might you utilize as a substitute? Like quite a lot of our recipes may have that. So I don’t know, I feel all of that’s like actually useful and simply sort of like enjoyable to study. 

Elsie: Yeah, I agree. 

Emma: And then you definitely look cool once you go on order, as a result of , what you need.

Elsie: You do look cool. Okay, what do you’re taking to a celebration?

Emma: Okay, so I needed to say this too, so far as like, take to a celebration, my pals and I we additionally do quite a lot of it’s referred to as meal prepare. I consider it’s an internet site, mealtrain.com or is likely to be meal-train.com or one thing. So it’s a option to set up it. However principally, anytime somebody has a child, or if there was a dying within the household, or simply one thing happening, the place it is likely to be good to ship a good friend, enroll and have pals convey them meals. That’s like a factor that me and my pals do. They usually all did it for me after I had my final child. And I’ve performed it for plenty of pals as they’ve infants, and likewise a number of deaths within the household, issues like that. So I needed to say what I at all times make as a result of I don’t at all times convey meals to a celebration. It is determined by the get together. Like if somebody’s like asking you to convey one thing like if it’s a brunch, or if it’s a dinner, however quite a lot of occasions persons are such as you simply convey a bottle of wine as a result of persons are already doing what they’re doing. However that is just like the meal I convey for meal prepare. So if I’m bringing a good friend a meal, that is what I at all times make. I’ve this in a single day no boil lasagna. It’s actually a quite simple, primary lasagna, nevertheless it’s scrumptious and it’s very comforting. And it’s on our web site. After which I make home made focaccia which I don’t have a recipe on our web site, however I at all times use the Bon Appetit one. I like use precisely the Bon Appetit one. It’s an amazing recipes. The way in which it’s formatted is just not my, it’s like slightly convoluted in a method however in the event you’ve by no means made focaccia earlier than then it has quite a lot of like movies in it. It’s an amazing recipe. So I do this. Typically I’ll sort of do my very own topping state of affairs as a result of focaccia in the event you don’t comprehend it’s the one that appears sort of like bubbly. And you may add issues like olives or rosemary sprigs, or some individuals will add like edible flowers. There’s lots you are able to do with focaccia, so I’ll typically sort of do some sort of variation. However at any price, it’s like an enormous like 9 by 13 pan of focaccia bread so I’ll make the lasagna I’ll make the focaccia after which I’ll make a easy Caesar salad. And after I say easy I do wish to make my very own caesar dressing. It’s actually good. It’s value it. It’s not exhausting, you simply throw stuff in a meals processor and mix it. That’s all you do. It’s actually not a giant deal. It does have uncooked egg yolks so if that freaks you out or when you’ve got a good friend who can’t have that possibly do one thing completely different. In the event you can, I feel it’s value it. Recent caesar dressing is scrumptious and then you definitely simply toss it on, any greens you need. Numerous occasions I’ll do kale partly as a result of it travels higher as a result of it’s hearty however I additionally simply actually like Caesar kale salad I feel it’s actually good. In order that’s like my meal prepare meal that I take individuals on a regular basis and now . If in case you have a child and also you’re my good friend you’re getting lasagna.

Elsie: I do know I’m like how do I get this meal delivered to me?

Emma: You’re going to want somebody to die I assume. Undertake one other child.

Elsie: Not occurring, sadly. Okay, the issues I convey are chex combine. You bought to get the colours of the M&Ms to the theme. So like, on the Fourth of July household factor, I get the pink, white and blue. And at Christmas you get inexperienced and pink. Halloween orange and black, don’t be messing round. Yeah, you are able to do like pastels this time of yr. I feel chex combine with the themed M&Ms, it’s my principal factor that I take, which might be saying lots about me. And the opposite factor I feel is so nice to take is the image mojito. So simply hear me out. Image cocktails are the right get together cocktail. Like I simply don’t assume that people who find themselves internet hosting can get sufficient assist with that. It’s good to have one thing apart from wine. So I feel pitcher cocktails are like an amazing factor to take. And then you definitely contributed one thing and took one thing else off the hostess plate.

Emma: I like it. 

Elsie: Okay, so what do you make when visitors come over? I feel that I don’t have like one factor that I often make so I put sugar cookies. After which simply relying on the time of yr, both like within the fall time I’d do chili, and within the spring and summertime, I’d do cheese boards often.

Emma: No identical. It relies upon if I’m serving a meal, like if we’re simply having like, a few pals over and we’re all going to take a seat down have dinner collectively or if it’s like an even bigger get together. In that case, it’s in all probability going to be extra like cheese plates and dips. And we have now quite a lot of dips on the positioning and quite a lot of actually good dips, by the best way. Additionally salsa like mango salsa and a bunch of different ones. So these are all good. However my primary factor to make if my pals eat dairy and gluten, which some individuals don’t, and a few individuals do, but when they do, then I at all times make the Detroit fashion pizza. Which I really feel such as you talked about earlier as a favourite at residence meal. Nobody in my household likes pizza. My husband and my son don’t actually like pizza. So the Detroit fashion pizza is a waste on simply my household as a result of it’s simply me consuming it for like three days straight, which I’ll do. I’ve no disgrace. However, , it’s like sort of quite a lot of effort only for your self. So if I’ve pals coming over who eat gluten and dairy then I make Detroit fashion pizza and a giant salad.

Elsie: Make that subsequent time I come over, I need it. 

Emma: It’s so good. It’s sort of like focaccia however with pizza on high. It’s very saucy, however not like Chicago fashion pizza. That’s an entire completely different factor. To me extra like a lasagna or soupy in a method. It’s good, nevertheless it’s completely different. The Detroit fashion although is my high. 

Elsie: Okay, I’ve to name out particularly out of the dips, the queso after which the chocolate chip cookie dip. I feel these are like my favourite. 

Emma: I make the queso lots. 

Elsie: The queso, it’s identical to basic and it’s good. And like nobody doesn’t like queso what I imply. And the chocolate chip cookie dip is sort of a enjoyable. It’s sort of like a child pleasant recipe. It’s good for like a child bathe or like that form of factor. Prefer it’s a candy dip so it’s like don’t make it for your loved ones at residence. Make it for a celebration for certain. 

Emma: It’s good to have one thing candy round and also you won’t wish to like go to the difficulty of baking an entire dessert or one thing. So having a candy dip is sweet. And the cookie dough one might be my favourite however we even have an Oreo one and there’s a What am I making an attempt to say, not funfetti.

Elsie: Dunkaroo, it’s referred to as Dunkaroo funfetti dip I feel.

Emma: That’s what it’s and that one’s actually good too. It’s very like child nostalgic. So in the event you’re wanting like one thing simply to have one thing candy round at a celebration, I feel a candy dip is a very good option to go. 

Elsie: I agree. Okay, so for breakfast recipes. I simply should say Emma has like, she’s just like the breakfast casserole queen. So we’ll listing all of them out on the web site or on the present notes and also you’ll be like what the hell. She has like so many actually, actually good breakfast casseroles.

Emma: I get probably the most compliments on my breakfast casseroles from my father in regulation too, which suggests lots to me. He’s a really complimentary man like I feel he would complement something I’d make however I can inform that my breakfast casseroles, the tater tot casserole and the biscuits and gravy casserole particularly he loves. He’ll come over for Christmas or no matter and have seconds and I’m like Invoice’s loving it. 5 stars from Invoice and it means lots ot me.

Elsie: Let’s attempt to keep in mind there’s one simply referred to as breakfast casserole. There’s one referred to as french toast casserole.

Emma: Tatertot one is definitely, it’s not technically a breakfast. Like you can do it for dinner too. In the event you needed. I simply often serve it as a breakfast casserole. It’s actually good. It matches any time. 

Elsie: Yeah, it’s the Midwest in us. We had been raised within the church, what do they name it like Sunday dinner sort of tradition. It’s a casserole tradition. So it’s how we had been raised. It’s part of our childhood.

Emma: And to me tater tots anytime a day, apparently. 

Elsie: The breakfast recipe I take advantage of typically is rather like candy potatoes like roasted candy potatoes. And I additionally put them in skillet, I additionally airfryer them. So I can put that within the present notes. I feel we have now it all of the alternative ways, however candy potatoes for breakfast are the sh*t like with rosemary I really like them.

Emma: Yeah, and right here fairly quickly we gained’t hyperlink this as a result of it’s not there but. Now we have one recipe. However we’re going to do a pancake grind. And I’m very excited as a result of truthfully, pancakes is sort of my husband’s factor. Like I’ve talked about his chili already. However he’s additionally the pancake man at our home as a result of he has a griddle. So some persons are a griddle pancake household and a few persons are pan pancake household. We grew up we had been pan. So like pancakes have like a crispy edge round it. You recognize, it’s like sort of an entire completely different factor. Whereas griddle pancakes are extra wish to me like a McDonald’s pancake. They’re extra even and the entire thing is smooth. That’s extra his vibe. However he’s the pancake man at her home and he makes pancakes with our son at the least as soon as per week. They made them this morning. Oscar at all times will get to choose the colour. At present it was yellow. Often it’s blue. However anyway, we’re gonna do a pancake grind. I do know we have now one recipe on the positioning already. That’s fairly well-liked. That’s like home made pancakes that doesn’t have milk however typically you’re out of a random ingredient and you’ll want to know make pancakes. So we’re gonna undergo a sequence of these and identical to the perfect pancake recipes, which I’m enthusiastic about.

Elsie: That’ll be enjoyable. I really like pancakes. It’s like a high breakfast meals for certain. Okay, let’s discuss summer season recipes. 

Emma: So some high ones for me is mango salsa, which mangoes are extra in season within the winter, at the least right here the place I reside, completely different hemispheres, completely different no matter. However you’ll be able to nonetheless typically discover them and the mango salsa recipe we have now on our web site has some ideas if you find yourself with mangoes that aren’t fairly ripe but, how one can ripen them at residence. As a result of that does occur on occasion. I’ll additionally level out in the event you simply wish to swap the mangoes for peaches. You are able to do peach salsa. It’s only a one for one swap it out individuals. However I really like dips and salsas and to me, dips may be like an entire meals class, particularly throughout heat climate occasions. It’s sort of like, what’s the character in Solely Murders within the Constructing and he simply eats ideas on a regular basis. I’m like, that’s me in the summertime. I’m like, I’ll simply eat dips, I’ll simply eat, , no matter dips on a regular basis. In order that after which we’ve already talked about no bake cookies, however that’s to me ceaselessly and at all times a summer season factor. I make all of them yr spherical. Nevertheless it’s as a result of rising up there was this entire period possibly it’s nonetheless happening I don’t know the place if our air conditioner was on our dad didn’t need us to make use of the dryer or the oven in any respect. It was a conserving power factor. And it’s like your invoice can get sort of costly in the event you’re like operating all these various things. So if the air conditioner was on, which was at all times on in like July, August, prefer it will get very popular and humid within the Midwest, the place we’re from, then we couldn’t use the oven or the dryer. Clothesline and no bake cookies had been like sort of the one cookies you can make, something no bake. So to me, it’s like a summer season like I actually need cookies, however the air conditioners on okay, I’ve to make no bake cookies.  It’s simply at all times gonna be , gotta hold the bedsheets on the clothesline and have a no bake cookie. It’s July. like simply at all times imprinted in me due to my childhood. I really actually like it. It’s like a really like particular little factor to me. 

Elsie: Okay, my two favourite summer season salads are the seven layer salad. It’s like a really southern recipe, however I like it. I stand by it. I feel it was scrumptious. And I’ll undoubtedly be making it yearly. After which my favourite pasta salad that we have now proper now’s the creamy pasta salad. It’s a mayonnaise based mostly pasta salad. And I like them each methods. I just like the oil based mostly ones too. However I’ve no issues with mayonnaise in any respect. I really like mayonnaise. I understand how do individuals reside who don’t like mayonnaise? 

Emma: I don’t know, what do they eat? 

Elsie: After which the opposite factor that I feel is ideal for summer season is margaritas. So we have now our basic margarita, home made margarita combine. After which I simply made a number of extra however I’m beginning a margarita grind. So I’m going to do like twenty extra margaritas this yr. All of the flavors.  And it’s so enjoyable. Prefer it’s like such a easy, however wonderful drink. And when you learn to make one, then studying all of the completely different flavors, it’s identical to really easy. So it’s gonna be enjoyable.

Emma: Something with salt I’m fairly fascinated with like a salt room or cookies with salt on it. However yeah, citrus and salt. That’s the place it’s at. 

Elsie: Completely. 

Emma: Effectively, now it’s time for a joke or a reality or meditation with Nova. 

Elsie: All proper, this week Marigold is with us and he or she needs to do her joke. 

Marigold: What did the tree put on to the swimming pool? 

Elsie: What? 

Marigold: His swimming trunks.

Elsie: Oh, that’s a very good one. Good job. Thanks a lot for listening. We shall be again subsequent week with a consolation rewatch of Mamma Mia. Oh my gosh.

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